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Black Appalachians Oral History Project

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1991-019
Abstract

The Black Appalachians Oral History Project consists of approximately twenty-five taped interviews conducted by Dr. Michael Cooke of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University concerning black life in Appalachia, especially in Montgomery County, Virginia.

Dates: 1991

Black, Kent, and Apperson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1974-003
Abstract

This collection contains the papers and artifacts of an interrelated family prominent in Blacksburg's history. It includes the Civil War letters of Confederate surgeon Dr. Harvey Black, the Civil War diary of hospital steward John S. Apperson, cotton books and correspondence of Germanicus Kent, nineteenth-century account books of a Blacksburg general store, 1912 European travel diary, and the political scrapbooks of State Senator and Attorney General Harvey B. Apperson.

Dates: 1779 - 1984

Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1995-026
Abstract The Black Women at Virginia Tech Oral History Project was a multi-phase research and educational collaborative program of the Virginia Tech University Libraries and the Women's Center at Virginia Tech. The collection includes audiocassette tapes, DAT tapes, floppy disks, background and biographical information, and transcripts of interviews with some of the first Black female students and employees at Virginia Tech. The interviews focus on the entry experience of the individual into the...
Dates: ca. 1967-2000; Majority of material found within ( 1994-2000)

Blacksburg Oral History Project Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-005
Scope and Contents

Project of the University Libraries of Virginia Tech to collect information on the history of Blacksburg, Virginia. Collection contains taped interviews, most with transcripts, of the following Blacksburg residents: Cliff Busby, Georgia Croy, S.H. Kessinger, Lucy Lee Lancaster, George Litton, Howard Price, Carrie T. Sibold, and Ellison A. Smyth.

Dates: 1984 - 1985

Blacksburg Vertical Files (List of Subjects),

 Collection
Identifier: VerticalFile-001
Scope and Content

In general, vertical files at Special Collections and University Archives include newspaper clippings, photocopies, ephemera, unpublished and/or informal publications, and other papers relating to a specific subject area. Files in this collection relate to Blacksburg and its history. Each topic below has at least one folder and many include cross references.

Dates: 1960s-present

Blacksburg Woman's Club Records

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1963-002
Abstract

The Blacksburg Woman's Club Records include club correspondence, minutes, financial records, scrapbooks, and printed material.

Dates: 1907 - 1972

Milka T. Bliznakov Papers and Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1991-025
Abstract

Milka Bliznakov was a Bulgarian architect, architectural historian, and professor who practiced in Bulgaria, France, and the United States. The collection consists of her publications, research, correspondence, professional documentation of her practice, conference participation materials, teaching materials, and documents related to her involvement as the founder of the International Archive of Women in Architecture.

Dates: 1946 - 2010

Cynthia Addington Boatwright Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-070
Scope and Content

The materials in this collection include correspondence, news clippings, photographs, programs, and files created and collected by Boatwright in her lifetime. The majority of the materials focus on Boatwright's tenure as President of the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs from 1941 to 1944.

Dates: 1930s-1990, undated

Dorothy H. Bodell Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1988-042
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings, correspondence, research notes, photocopies of historical documents, and files Bodell compiled while writing her book.

Dates: 1850 - 1996

Books That Made the Difference Project Collection,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1985-003
Abstract The Books That Made the Difference Project Collection consists of subject files, clippings, correspondence, manuscript drafts, and audio-visual materials. The project was conceived in l980 by Ann Heidbreder Eastman, formerly of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and executed by Gordon A. Sabine, formerly a professor at this university, and his wife Patricia, who interviewed people across the country, asking what book made the greatest difference in their lives, and what was...
Dates: 1980 - 1986

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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 111
International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA) 94
Montgomery County (Va.) 55
Civil War 49
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 48
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History of Women in Architecture 47
Blacksburg (Va.) 34
Architects 33
Architectural drawings (visual works) 28
University History 27
Architectural drawing -- 20th century 19
Women-owned architectural firms 14
Faculty 13
Diaries 11
University Archives 10
Students and alumni 8
Architects and community 7
Architecture (discipline) 7
Photographs 7
Oral histories (literary works) 6
Women architects -- California 6
African Americans -- History 4
Architecture -- Study and teaching 4
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Diaries 4
Women architects -- New York 4
Authors, American -- 20th century 3
Correspondence 3
Folk, historical, and patent medicine 3
Tazewell County (Va.) 3
Vertical files 3
Women architects -- Germany 3
Women in higher education 3
Women travelers -- Europe 3
Wythe County (Va.) 3
Agricultural extension work 2
Botetourt County (Va.) 2
British literature 2
Christiansburg (Va.) 2
Education, Secondary 2
Genealogy 2
History of Food and Drink 2
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Huntsville (Ala.) 1
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Marion (Va.) 1
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1970-) 21
Virginia Polytechnic Institute (1944-1970) 19
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 12
Preston family (Montgomery County, Va.) 6
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 5
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Bliznakov, Milka T., 1927-2010 4
Dunay, Donna 3
Gottlieb, Lois Davidson 3
Horton, Inge S. 3
International Union of Women Architects 3
Kent family 3
Preston, John, 1764-1827 3
Preston, Susanna Smith, 1740-1823 3
Preston, William, 1729-1783 3
Smithfield Plantation House (Blacksburg, Va.) 3
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service 3
Alexander, Dorothy Baxter 2
Alonso, Carmen Espegel 2
American Institute of Architects 2
American Institute of Architects. Women in Architecture 2
Black, Harvey, 1827-1888 2
Blacksburg Woman’s Club (Blacksburg, Va.) 2
Bonney, Claire 2
California Women in Environmental Design 2
Channel, Mary Brown, 1907-2006 2
Cloyd family 2
Currie, Virginia M. Herz, 1913-2006 2
Duncombe, A. Jane, 1925- 2
Eastman, Ann Heidbreder 2
Figgat, Nancy Godwin, 1835-1919 2
Harkness, Sarah Pillsbury, 1914-2013 2
Hayden, Florence Kenyon 2
Matsukawa-Tsuchida, Junko 2
Møller, Alice Finnerup 2
Nakahara, Nobuko, 1929-2008 2
Nanasy, Ilona 2
Oron, Joyce, 1954- 2
Patton, James, 1692-1755 (Preston family, Montgomery County, Va.) 2
Pettersen, Eleanore, 1916-2003 2
Preston family (Abingdon, Va.) 2
Schütte-Lihotzky, Margarete, 1897-2000 2
Smithson, Alison, 1928-1993 2
Sokolina, Anna P. 2
Somaya, Brinda 2
Stratigakus, Despina 2
Torre, Susana, 1944- 2
Tyng, Anne Griswold, 1920-2011 2
Vermont Design Institute 2
Vinciarelli, Lauretta 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1896-1944) 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Corps of Cadets 2
Virginia Polytechnic Institute. Corps of Cadets (1944-1970) 2
Whitman, Bertha Yerex, b.1892 2
Willis, Beverly, 1928- 2
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 2
A. W. Luster 1
Adamczewska-Wjchert, Hanna 1
Adams, Elizabeth Kent 1
Agnew, Ella G., 1871-1958 1
Alex, Iris 1
Almeida, Marília Sant'Anna de, 1948- 1
Alonso, Martha 1
American Association of University Women. Blacksburg Branch (Va.) 1
American Library Association 1
Amiss, Edwin 1
Anisimova, Irina 1
Antonakakis, Susana 1
Appalachian Quilt Project 1
Apperson family 1
Apperson, Alex 1
Apperson, Elizabeth Black 1
Apperson, Harvey Black, 1890-1948 1
Apperson, John Samuel, 1837-1904 1
Apperson, Mary 1
Architectural League of New York 1
Armistead, Mary Frances 1
Art League of Philadelphia 1
Artemis Designs, Inc 1
Association for Women in Architecture (U.S.) 1
Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities (APVA) (1889-2009) 1
Association of Collegiate Scholars in Architecture 1
Aulenti, Gae, 1929-2012 1
Babcock, H. O. 1
Bailey, Ilena M. 1
Bailey, Pattie Dobson Talley, b.1888 1
Baker family 1
Balmori, Diana 1
Baptista, Angela 1
Barry family 1
Bassett, Florence Knoll 1
Bauer, Isabel 1
Baughman, Mary Amelia (Minnie), 1847-1917 1
Bausman, Karen 1
Baylor, Isabel 1
Bear, Frances 1
Bear, Vivian Coleman, 1888-1984 1
Bell family 1
Ben-Joseph, Eran 1
Ben-Joseph, Holly D. 1
Bentel, Maria A. 1
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